Rush Spoil Riptide Home Opener 12/29/2019

December 29, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Until last night, box lacrosse had not been played on Long Island since 2009.  It was a historic night at the renovated NYCB Live Arena as the New York Riptide (0-4) hosted the Saskatchewan Rush (2-1) in front of 6,089 fans.  Even commissioner Nick Sakiewicz was in the building.  New York was playing their second game of the weekend, dropping a Friday night…

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Mammoth Overtake the Swarm 12/28/19

December 28, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Kyle Hess In the first and only meeting of the two teams; and an East vs. West battle, the Colorado Mammoth (2-1) headed to Georgia to face the Swarm (2-1) on Saturday December 28 at Infinite Energy Arena in front of 5,724 Georgia fans.   The Mammoth were coming off a “high” from their recent OT victory against the…

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Black Wolves Have Historic Night in Win over Riptide 12/27/2019

December 28, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© In a packed arena, the New England Black Wolves (3-0) hosted the New York Riptide (0-3) on Friday night. The 6,089 in attendance were in for a historic night. To kick off the home opener, Todd Angilly, the Boston Bruins anthem singer belted out the nation’s song to a roaring crowd. New York, with four players who called Mohegan Sun…

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Roughnecks Seal the Fate of San Diego in a Game of Runs 12/28/19

December 28, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Courtesy of San Diego Seals On Friday December 27, 2019 the San Diego Seals (0-3) hosted the Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) at Pechanga Arena in front of 4,088 fans.  Both teams were searching for ways to come off losses from previous games and the Roughnecks found it by putting together three separate runs and came away with the win.  Final Score:  Roughnecks…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 5 (Friday Games) -12/27/2019

December 27, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 9-3 Justin Ivey 8-4 Chris Vale 6-6 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 6-6 After a slow weekend for Week 4, the NLL has packed eight games into Week 5!  Stephonya was the only perfect score for Week 4 as she chose Colorado over Calgary.  Because of this heavy load, our picks will be posted daily so here goes for the two Friday night…

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Roughnecks Banner Night Spoiled in OT 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Calgary Roughnecks On Saturday December 21, the 2019 NLL Champion Calgary Roughnecks (1-1)  hoisted the championship banner to the rafters in front of just over 12,000 Calgary fans, each who received a mini replica banner to commemorate the event.  But their home opener did not go as planned as they would lose to their West Division rivals…

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The Battle of the Birds 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Trevor MacMillan In this week’s NLL action fans saw the new expansion team the Halifax Thunderbirds (2-0) play host to the Rochester Knighthawks (0-2) at Scotiabank Centre.  This was a much anticipated match-up that wouldn’t disappoint as Rochester would come out firing taking an early lead at the end of the first quarter.  Halifax would battle back and…

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PHILADELPHIA WINGS THEME NIGHTS ANNOUNCED 12/19/19

December 19, 2019

WINGS TO HOST ULTIMATE PAJAMA PARTY, BARK IN THE BOWL AND INVITE KIDS TO DESIGN THEIR OWN DASHERBOARD AS PART OF 2020 THEME NIGHTS AT WELLS FARGO CENTER  The Philadelphia Wings Professional Lacrosse team will host the city’s largest pajama party, invite dogs to a game, and allow a child to design a dasherboard in crayon as part of a jam-packed promotional schedule that highlights their nine home games at…

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THE BOSTON CANNONS ANNOUNCE A $130,000 DONATION TO BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL 12/19/19

December 19, 2019

QUINCY, Ma. – The Boston Cannons announced today a $130,000 donation to Boston Children’s Hospital for 2019. Funds for this donation were raised through events hosted by the Cannons over the course of 2019. The Cannons’ largest fundraiser benefiting Boston Children’s Hospital was the Cannons Fighting Cancer game, which was played on Sept. 21 versus the Dallas Rattlers. The game was both the last regular season and home game of 2019….

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Warriors Win the East vs. West Battle Over the Riptide 12/14/19

December 15, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Vancouver Warriors In a contest of the third week of NLL action, the New York Riptide (0-2) headed west to face the Vancouver Warriors (1-1) at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC.  It was Super Hero Night and the 5,120 Warrior fans got the treat of their lives seeing not only some superb scoring action; but their team…

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Black Wolves Lead From Start to Finish in Saskatchewan 12/14/19

December 15, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New England Black Wolves The NLL’s Game of the Week saw the New England Black Wolves (2-0) visit the Saskatchewan Rush (1-1) at the Sasktel Centre.  The Black Wolves won their second straight road game to start the season behind a strong game from Doug Jamieson (43 saves) in net and Callum Crawford’s (3G, 3A) second…

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